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What we Don’t Know

July 1997

Some critics claim that all the great questions in science have already been answered or are simply unanswerable. But a leading defender argues that reports of science´s death have been greatly exaggerated.

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    Marking Time

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  • A half-century after the creation of the Nuremberg Code of research ethics, scientists still struggle to strike a balance between human rights and medical progress.
  • Some organizations seem to have purged “human error,” operating highly complex and hazardous technological systems essentially without mistakes. How do they do it?
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    The Gene Doctor Is In

    The physician who has written the book linking genes to disease explains how the next wave of genetic research will affect our lives.
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    Without a Car in the World

    Trips take longer, and you have to bum rides, but life is sweeter when you’re not tied to a ton of rolling steel.

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